Meet the English for Academic Purposes Program Team

The English for Academic Purposes program team is comprised of faculty who teach the GAS-EAP Program (478/278) and staff who work directly with students in registration, enrollment and providing extra-curricular activities.

 

Location: Room J137 at Fennell Campus

 

If you are an applicant and have questions about applying to Mohawk College and the EAP programs available, please contact us through our inquiry form.

 

Director: Valentina Stagnani 
Manager: Natalie Hughes

 

Name Discipline Email Extension Office

Marilyn Marth

EAP Coordinator;
EAP Professor

Marilyn.marth [at] mohawkcollege.ca

3078

J137

Nina Devolder

EAP Professor

nina.devolder [at] mohawkcollege.ca

4667

J204

Jonathon McCallum

EAP Professor

jonathon.mccallum [at] mohawkcollege.ca

4752

J204

Susan McElwain

EAP Professor

susan.mcelwain [at] mohawkcollege.ca

3418

J204

Mary McGee

EAP Professor

mary.mcgee [at] mohawkcollege.ca

3951

J204

Carol Shields

EAP Professor

carol.shields [at] mohawkcollege.ca

3115

J204

 

 

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Prasanthika Perera
Language and Culture Support Officer

After working for many years with international students from around the world in different institutions, Prasanthika is now the International Square Student Services Representative in International Square. The most interesting part of her job is having the opportunity to meet new people from around the world and helping them make the most of their experience here at Mohawk College.

Languages: English and Sinhalese

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Irene Walker
EAP Liaison Officer

Irene has been an ESL professional for 18 years.  She has been at the college since 2003, first as an ESL instructor, then as the Language Lab technologist.  Irene began her career teaching English in Osaka, Japan and enjoyed it so much that she went on to get an MA in TESL with an Emphasis in Educational Technology.  She is also TESL Ontario certified.  Irene’s current role is to provide opportunities for EAP students to practice English outside the classroom through workshops and activities at Mohawk College and in the surrounding Hamilton community. She also organizes events that bring together EAP students with other Mohawk College staff and students.  When needed, she provides assistance to the front desk during start-up.

Languages: English, French, Spanish, Taiwanese, and Japanese

 

Suzanna Hetaj
International Square Student Representative

As a graduate of Mohawk College’s Office Administration program, Suzana now works as the International Square Student Representative. As a Mohawk graduate, Suzana understands what it is like being a student and enjoys helping students feel comfortable and supported.

Languages: English